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Nocturnal Carpentry

Nocturnal Carpentry

The small flight of stairs in front of our house has become a huge problem as we’ve tried to figure out how to get my mother-in-law in and out of the house and it was becoming apparent that we needed a ramp. ¬†Because we are cheap big DIYers, we decided to build the ramp ourselves. The actual making of the ramp kept getting hijacked by life though (Christmas, my MIL being hospitalized, a debilitating round of norovirus, etc) and we…

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The Saga of the Swing Set

The Saga of the Swing Set

Way back in February we had this genius idea of getting the kids a swing set for a combined birthday present. We even proposed the idea to extended family suggesting they might contribute to the playground fund instead of sending gifts. Even though the idea was not widely adopted (it seems there is some sort of a stigma surrounding cash gifts), we had already found a great deal on a swing set and committed ourselves to¬†building it when we gave…

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Concise

Concise

I don’t have anything clever to say today. I do have some pictures of Cooper though (to appease the family). It was a hard enough struggle to come up with the captions. Maybe tomorrow I’ll feel more verbose. Till tomorrow.